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The Psychology Newsletter for Spring 2013 (.PDF, 690 KB) covers updates for the Science IV and V Buildings, profiles some of our faculty and alumni (both Graduate & Undergraduate), and highlights our Honors students and awards winners from 2012.


Behavioral Neuroscience Research Training

Research is strongly emphasized and the strength of our research programs has made the Psychology Department one of the strongest and most successful departments at Binghamton University. Students are expected to develop the ability to initiate, execute and interpret their own projects.

Lecture courses provide a broad foundation in scientific principles as well as detailed knowledge of their major areas; advanced seminars and hands-on research experiences bring students to the current frontiers of their specialties.

Graduate students benefit from this highly productive research atmosphere and are exposed to a wide variety of research programs by direct participation, research seminars and colloquia in which both faculty and students participate.

Philosophy of graduate training in behavioral neuroscience

The faculty in behavioral neuroscience take a vested interest in the success of our students and strive to provide them with the critical ingredients for a successful career in this rapidly changing and highly competitive field. To do this, our program emphasizes three principle areas of scientific training:

Research themes in behavioral neuroscience

The research interests of our faculty encompass a diverse range of topics. In addition, the highly collaborative atmosphere has fostered multidisciplinary and integrative studies in a number of areas:

Techniques available in behavioral neuroscience

We strive to provide our students with the methodological tools to answer virtually any scientific question that is relevant to their research agenda:




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